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Teacher Special Programs- Bay Area Writing Project (BAWP)
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted Nov. 7, 2023
Title Teacher Special Programs- Bay Area Writing Project (BAWP)
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline 11/02/2024
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Teacher Special Programs- Bay Area Writing Project (BAWP)

Position overview
Salary range: A reasonable estimate for the TSP hourly rate is $80.00

Percent time: Part time, based on the needs of the program. Estimated effort during the regular academic year is 1.5 hours to 14 hours per semester. Estimate Summer program effort can range from 10-30 hours.

Anticipated start: Spring and Summer 2024

Position duration: Initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of reappointment.

Application Window
Open date: November 3, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, May 20, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Saturday, Nov 2, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Bay Area Writing Project (BAWP) in the Berkeley School of Education (BSE) at the University of California, Berkeley seeks individuals to serve in the position of Teacher of Special Programs (TSP) to act as Teacher Consultants for the program.

The Bay Area Writing Project (BAWP), based at the University of California, Berkeley, is an organization of, by, and for teachers of writing at all grade levels and in all disciplines, dedicated to improving the teaching and uses of writing through a variety of programs-both on the university campus and in the schools of the Bay Area. As the flagship site of the National Writing Project (NWP), BAWP is proud to be the flagship Writing Project site that influenced the establishment of the California and National Writing Project networks.

Successful candidates will be invited to participate in a Writing Project Summer Institute in the Teaching of Writing. As a requirement of the position, TSPs in the Bay Area Writing Project will be need to successfully complete the Writing Project Summer Institute to become Teacher Consultants.

Key Responsibilities of the position include:
-Planning and facilitating professional development workshops for adult educators.
-Participating in needs assessments in advance of delivery of workshops.
-Creating and sharing materials with participants.
-Reviewing evaluations of workshops and communicating with the program Director and Coordinator.

Additional responsibilities of the position may include:
-Communicating with participants in advance of and after workshops.
-Working as a team, planning and debriefing with other presenters.



Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
-Bachelor's Degree or equivalent international degree.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

  • Five years or more of teaching experience.

Preferred qualifications
-Familiarity with Bay Area Writing Project (and National Writing Project) mission and vision

  • Previous completion of BAWP Invitational Summer Institute

Application Requirements

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter - Please provide a cover letter including the following details :
    -Grade level that you teach in.

    -Years as an educator.
    -Highest degree held and area of study.

    -Teaching credentials held.
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley. More Information and guidelines.

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About UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The excellence of the institution requires an environment in which the diverse community of faculty, students, and staff are welcome and included. Successful candidates will demonstrate knowledge and skill related to ensuring equity and inclusion in the activities of their academic position (e.g., teaching, research, and service, as applicable).

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

Please refer to the University of California's Affirmative Action Policy and the University of California's Anti-Discrimination Policy.

In searches when letters of reference are required all letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality prior to submitting their letter.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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